JLPT N4 Grammar: 〜のに (How to say “Even though…” in Japanese)

One of the great things about the Japanese language is that it’s grammar is rich with expressions.  Additionally, due to it’s ambiguous nature, Japanese has different n...

JLPT Level N3 Grammar Point – と言うより (How to say “Rather than…”) in Japanese

We have a new Youtube companion blog for you!  In the above video, Kanbara-sensei introduces us to JLPT N3 grammar point: と言うより.  You can use this expression in conversation when.....

Best Online Japanese Classes? Guide to Choosing an Online Japanese Course

In today’s climate – we know it can be hard to find the best option to learn Japanese online.  Different people have different learning styles, and what works best for....

How to Say “Someone said~” in Japanese – JLPT N4 Grammar: と言っていました

In any language, knowing how to pass on information is crucial.  Thankfully in Japanese, it’s fairly simple to relay other people’s messages or words to another person....

JLPT N4 Grammar: 〜てみる – How to Say “I will try…” in Japanese

Have you ever wanted to express that you want to try something in Japanese?  Or maybe you are having a conversation about a time when you tried something for the...

Beginner Japanese Phrases – Easy Travel Japanese to Help You in Japan

Before we get started, be sure to watch the video above and subscribe to our Youtube channel! Are you planning on traveling Japan soon, but you don’t know any Japanese? ...

JLPT N4 Grammar: 〜も (How to express “That many?” in Japanese)

First, watch Yuka-sensei’s video above! If you have been studying Japanese for a while now – there’s a good chance you have come across the Japanese grammar point...

Japanese Childcare Vocabulary (Registering for a nursery) – Basic info and Vocab

If you are living in Japan with kids – you might want to put your child into a nursery or a daycare. This blog will hopefully give you a brief...

MyJLPT – How to check your results for the December 2020 JLPT

If you registered for the December 2020 JLPT electronically, the results of the December 2020 JLPT will be released on January 25th 2021 through your MYJLPT page. How to check...

What Does “Oishii” Mean in Japanese? 美味しい, おいしい in Japanese

Have you ever heard the word “oishii!” in Japanese?  It’s a common adjective found in Japanese media, like anime, comics, TV, as well as in everyday life in Japan...

List of Japanese Language Certificates Accepted by Immigration

The rules for Japanese student visas are changing.   Before we continue we would like to share the following   Disclaimer:   We do NOT provide student visa support at...

Nihongo Fun and Easy – Free Beginner Flashcards to Learn Japanese

Are you looking for Beginner Japanese Flashcards? If you are using our nihongo fun and easy textbook – we are excited to share that we are in the process of...